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MDP on Predictive Analytics for Business Decision Making

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A two-day MDP on “Predictive Analytics for Business Decision Making” was held on June 3 and 4, 2019. The hands-on program was designed to share the importance of predictive modelling in business, and, to discuss the predictive methods such as linear regression, logistic regression etc and their applications in decision making. The sessions were a blend of data analysis and debates on the application of methods.

Dr Srilakshminarayana G, Faculty - Quantitative Methods, SDMIMD was the resource person and Dr Sunil MV coordinated the program. 

MDP on HR for Non-HR Professionals

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SDMIMD organized a two-day MDP on “HR for Non-HR Professionals” on 30 and 31 May 2019. The basic objective of the program was to address day-to-day people Management issues, faced by professionals, working in various departments, at the role of line managers, departmental heads, responsible for the team and individual performance.  The program discussed and deliberated the issues and challenges of communication, motivation, leadership and team building, irrespective of sectors and size of the companies. Especially, issues, such as self-awareness, conflict management, performance appraisal feedback, were discussed. 

Through management games, role plays, simulation exercises, the participants learnt certain techniques to effectively address such issues. The participants of the program consisted of executives from the corporate and academic sector. Dr Mousumi Sengupta and Dr Nilanjan Sengupta, Professors – HRM and OB, were the faculty resource persons for the program. The program received highly positive feedback and the participants opined that they got benefitted substantially from the program. Dr Sunil M. V. was the coordinator for the program. 

MDP on Behavioural Finance

 
A one-Day MDP on Behavioural Finance was organised for financial consultants and portfolio managers, involved in giving guidance to the investors and constructing a portfolio to the requirements on May 21, 2019, at SDMIMD. 
 
The program covered various biases and traits which are developed in the minds of the investors and the possible culmination of those biases while investing. The participants were provided with various cases of investors background and analysis was done with their contributions and the decision was moderated by the faculty resource person Prof. Kannadas S, Faculty-Finance, SDMIMD. 

FDP on Data Analysis Using ‘R’ in Journal Publication

 
A 2-Day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on 'Data Analysis Using R in Journal Publication' was organized on May 8 and 9, 2019, for the faculty and research community. The FDP focused on three major aspects - On selection of an appropriate statistical method for analysing the data; Second, on presenting the results in a journal publication; and lastly providing hands-on using R for analysing the data. 21 participants from across the state and neighbouring states participated in the program.

SDMIMD & EFMD organized IMPACT 2019 Workshop

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SDMIMD in collaboration with EFMD organized a One-day program IMPACT 2019 on the theme ‘Measuring the Impact of Business School Education in the 21st century for Excellence in Quality’ on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Bengaluru. The event brought together a number of leaders from various B-schools.

Mr Bhaskar Bhat, CEO, Tata Vistara – Singapore Airlines, discussed several important issues in conversation with Mr Nishith Jain on the topic ‘How can BS collaborate with corporate to enhance the Impact? focusing on management education and corporate connect.

The panel discussion on the topic - Are the Indian B Schools doing enough in terms of Impact?  included the panellists - Dr Ajoy K Dey, Professor and Chairman, Centre for Management Case Development, BIMTECH; Dr Michel Kalika, BSIS Co-Director, EFMD Global Network; Dr Sourav Mukherji, Professor and Chair for Teaching and Learning, IIMB; and Dr Preeta George, Professor and Chairperson – PGEMP - EMBA program, SPJIMR, Mumbai. The panel discussion was moderated by Dr (Lt Col) Prasad SN, Chairperson - Accreditation Process & Professor – Strategy, SDMIMD, Mysore. 

SDMIMD 24th Annual Convocation

On 30th March 2019, SDMIMD celebrated its 24th Annual Convocation with Mr. Kamal Bali, President and Managing Director at Volvo Group, India, as the distinguished Chief Guest. The glorious event began under the Chairmanship of Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala, and Chairman, SDMIMD.  He conferred the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) degree to students from the batch of 2017-19. Six students from the batch were honoured with gold medals for their academic excellence and overall performances. The distinguished Chief Guest, Mr. Kamal Bali addressed the gathering on the special occasion. He emphasised the significant role of women in the industry and the need for empowering them; the importance of corporate social responsibility and soaring production efficiency efforts of Indian industries. Earlier, DR. N R Parasuraman, Director of the Institute, presented the annual report for 2018-19.
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